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Jun 12, 2012 | 6:06 PM EDT

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A treasure hunter just discovered a new planet, or did he? Step into a new world full of enemies, hazards, bosses and lots of power-ups. The Power is an action packed Metroidvania style platformer with stylish graphics, awesome music and simple yet challenging gameplay. Are you up for an adventure to uncover the mystery behind The Power?

Arrow keys to move and jump. X key to shoot. Inventory: Space



Rated 2 / 5 stars

not that it seems an AWFUL like a metroid remake with more ermmm blockier graphics but...


Rated 5 / 5 stars

After a consultation with all the parties involved I admit a hasty 0 was kinda bad. Content on the game: enjoyable to the finish and really made me stop conserving my missiles for those final boss fights. Made them ten times easier. Honestly the controls didn't bug me, pressing up for jump makes sense to me although pressing down to switch weapons AND save does not. Minor enough that I almost forgot about it entirely. Hint: the "puzzles" in this game are "you don't have the required item yet, backtrack and look again".

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Rated 2 / 5 stars

This looked like an awesome 5 star game when I stared but A the controls are a little squiffy and that makes the platforming just too hard in certain sections and B) this contains my biggest pet peeve. The save points are _after_ the bosses. I go through some challenge, get a power up and a bunch of damange figuring out new terrain. _then_ I get to the boss and invariably die the first time. Which wouldn't be as bad if the save point was before the boss so I didn't have to go through all the same crap I just did. I gave this a 2 after I struggled with some stupid platform section really early in the game which was far harder than it should have been only to get plowed by a boss while I was trying to figure out how to kill it.

Really close but the fails are in ways that make me scream and cuss. Not even minor fails but fails that fill me with angry German kid rage.

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Rated 1 / 5 stars

I really wish people still made platform games, instead of puzzle games disguised as platformers. Here's another game like that, and the puzzles are the worst kind, the kind you can only figure out after you've all ready solved them. The hit detection is awful, barely bumping an object is enough to damage you. Every flash game these days has some awful, obnoxious chiptone soundtrack. I wish gaming was still fun.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Liked it a lot. Havent figured out the frog boss thing though. A challenge is always a character of a good game. More so than graphics.

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